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Apr 23, 1940

The British Members of Parliament criticized the earlier estimate of 1940 war expenditures was too low. In related news, tax on beer was increased by 1 penny, whiskey by 9 pence, and postage by 1 penny.

Theater:  European Theater

ItemType:  Event

Source:  ww2db

Date Added: 2010-04-23

Tags: Taxes, Britain, Parliament, Rations, Stamps

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